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3rd February 1915 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day



3rd February 1915

On this day:


  • 1st Battalion Royal Scots Belgium & France 1914 - 1915.   1st Battalion Royal Scots in Ypres, Belgium.

  • 2nd Btn Royal Welsh Fusiliers posting (Armentières   Lt Haydon posted to temporary medical charge of the 2/RW Fusiliers in relief of Lt Harbison proceeding to England on 8 days leave.

    War Diary 19th Field Ambulance RAMC


  • Two men killed from 1st Bn Herts   No.4 Coy returned in the evening from being attached to 3rd Brigade. No.1 Coy in support trenches lost 2 men killed.

    War Diary of the 1st Battalion Hertfordshire Regiment


  • 3rd Feb 1915 2nd Queens in billets

  • 3rd Feb 1915 Shortage of Sandbags

  • 3rd Feb 1915 Into the Trenches

  • 3rd Feb 1915 Soaked





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Killed, Wounded, Missing and Prisoner Reports published this day.





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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Marine. William Banks. HMS Clan McNaughton. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Banks. HMS Clan McNaughton Marine Light Infantry Read their Story.
  • Pte. Thomas Downs. Royal Scots 1st Btn. Read their Story.
  • Ord.Sea. James Stephen "Sonny" Foreman. HMS Clan McNaughton Read their Story.
  • Pte. Leo Manley. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. B Coy.
  • Pte. John Murphy. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Pte. Bernard Pike. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. B Coy.
  • L/Cpl. Matthias William Purchase. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn. B Coy.
  • Albert Edwin James Richardson. HMS Clan McNaughton Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Scarff. East Surrey Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Scotton. Middlesex Regiment 4th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Charles Spall. HMS Clan Macnaughton Read their Story.
  • Pte. Arthur William Taylor. Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Btn.
  • Boy 1st Cl. William George Arthur Wells. HMS Clan McNaughton

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